Words can't do justice to the repugnant milieu of German's adaptation of the Soviet sci-fi classic Hard to Be a God. It's filled with disease, blood, shit, and endless fighting, serving as a dark reflection of humanity's base proclivities.
The 32-year-old Egyptian artist's first New York solo show takes on police brutality and the crimes committed by the American government.
Come see her work this Saturday night in Los Angeles.
Pacifico Silano's "Against Nature" explores an often overlooked and frequently overlooked period of LGBT history: the persecution of gay men by the Nazis.
There are billions of monobloc chairs around the world, and they are completely "context free"—you can't tell when or where you are by looking at them. We asked a leading scholar if we should be worried by that.
In his new graphic novel Antony and Anish Take Afghanistan, Scott King asks whether works like Antony Gormley's "Angel of the North" really regenerate impoverished areas, or simply serve the egos of the artists who produce them.
To artist and entrepreneur Lily Su of Yours in Soap, the image of an unborn baby symbolizes the concept of ultimate comfort, which is why some of her Castile creations look like embryos.
A growing number of artists have turned to Instagram to make work aiming to unsettle our comfortable relationship with technology.
Vollmann has joined the mujahideen in Afghanistan, smoked crack with prostitutes, and even became an FBI Unabomber suspect. Now, he's taken on a different type of exploration through his female alter-ego at the Steven Wolf Fine Art gallery.
[body_image width='1000' height='1000' path='images/content-images/2015/01/25/' crop='images/content-images-crops/2015/01/25/' filename='being-old-and-gay-is-beautiful-body-image-1422175013.jpg' id='…
In anticipation of his first solo show, 'Ho,' the polarizing artist talked to us about everything from Goatse to Jeff Koons.
The street artist KATSU says he crafted his own feces into a portrait of the Facebook CEO, and the work is on display at a New York art gallery.
The 21-year-old artist is trying to invert beauty, although she's still figuring out what that means.
The Canadian photographer's latest work is all about lurking around the people and things she loves.
"There isn't really a purpose. My inbox is full of people asking me why I'm doing this, but I don't think that question is really applicable to this type of activity."
The goal of Emile Klein's You're US project is to paint portraits of three people from every state—cycling from subject to subject. So far, he's traveled 14,000 miles and painted 40 Americans from ten different states.
Special thanks to Peter Fankhauser, Anna Platt, Phyllis Ma, Cameron Cook, and Colin Self
The fresco of the Flash, Batman, Superman, and Superwoman having sex with Wonder Woman caused a scandal after being on the wall for 14 years.
We asked Robert Hewison, author of Cultural Capital: The Rise and Fall of Creative Britain about the value of the arts and how cuts to funding are threatening the UK's cultural life.
"I feel very strongly that most of the history that we have been taught is at best incomplete, and at worse fiction."
"You always romanticize the past, but New York really was a place you could live and work as an artist. That's all changed now."
The video features prominent African American men and women like Robert Glasper, Fab 5 Freddy, Feminista Jones, Ray Angry of the Roots holding up handwritten protest messages.
Like a strip club or casino, time seems to stops once you're inside the Sausage Castle.
Strother talked with me about his new solo show, Space Jam, and his desire to be the art-world's version of Michael Jordan: a "supreme entity who's surpassed identity and blackness."